Why They Hate Us

After 9/11 there were numerous articles speculating on the motive of the terrorists whose suicide missions resulted in the deaths of thousands. Why do they hate us? a columnist would ask, and then the answer was often a variation of: they hate us because of our freedoms. Maybe. Maybe it’s more nuanced. After the Orlando…

Political Theories

Here’s my theory: Donald Trump got into the race as a lark, a marketing gimmick. A lot of people have that theory. And of course he did better than expected, which was great for marketing and then people started effusively praising him which was great for his ego. But now he’s the presumptive Republican candidate…